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November 2017

3-6 Add. Research – Artists

My last tutor report advised research as follows :  Look at the artists mentioned in the introduction to Part 3: Cy Twombly, Antoni Tàpies, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline. 6a  Cy Twombly Art periods! : Abstract expressionism, Neo-expressionism, Minimalism The... Continue Reading →


3-5 Research: Erased De Kooning & Stephen Marshall

Contextual focus point: -  Erased De Kooning In 1953, Robert Rauschenberg asked Willem De Kooning for one of his drawings. Amazingly, he agreed. Rauschenberg then proceeded to rub out De Kooning’s drawing and exhibit the resulting near blank sheet. This... Continue Reading →

3-4 Project 4 – An emotional response

Aim: Your own emotional responses to direct your physical mark-making. Method: Ask friends to write down a characteristic of someone in a novel or newspaper article in the first person. Ask them to choose something which might engender an emotional... Continue Reading →

3-3 Project 3 Drawing ‘machines’

Project 3         Drawing ‘machines’ Aim: Push the concept of marks as a tracery of movement to its logical conclusion by making marks incidental to your own movement. Method: Utilising something that moves by attaching a drawing medium to it so... Continue Reading →

3-2a Research: Abstract Expressionists

The Abstract Expressionists’ use of gesture was caught up with notions of authenticity and even of purity of intent. The influential critic Clement Greenberg wrote in his article ‘Avant Garde and Kitsch’ in 1939 about the good artist painting ‘cause’... Continue Reading →

3-2 Project 2 – Experiments with mark-making

  Aim: This project continues the theme of focusing attention on your own physicality and opening up your method to new ways of moving. Method:       Stage 1:      Set up a reasonably large still life.  Make yourself some drawing tools by... Continue Reading →

3-1 Project 1 – Drawing Blind

Aim: To make you aware of how your brain works when you’re drawing.  Change your sense from sight to touch.  Translating your touch of an object into a three dimensional representation of the object. Method: Choose a smallish object with... Continue Reading →

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